• Taraba Governor, Darius promises to appeal tribunal verdict

    Taraba Governor, Darius promises to appeal tribunal verdict

    Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba has promised to appeal the verdict of the Elections Petitions Tribunal which nullified his election as governor.

    The tribunal on Saturday in Abuja quashed the victory of Ishaku of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) and declared Sen. Aisha Alhassan of All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the 2015 governorship election.

    Ishaku, who told a news conference in Jalingo on Saturday that he would appeal the verdict, added that he believed that the Court of Appeal would reverse […]

  • Why Taraba Tribunal removed Governor Darius, replaces with Mrs Aisha Alhassan

    Why Taraba Tribunal removed Governor Darius, replaces with Mrs Aisha Alhassan

    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Taraba on Saturday nullified the election of Taraba Governor, Mr Darius Ishaku, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

    The Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a Minister designate, Mrs Aisha Alhassan, as the winner of the April 11 governorship election in the state.

    In a judgment the three-member tribunal held that Ishaku was not validly nominated as candidate of the PDP and therefore was not qualified, ab-initio, to […]

  • BREAKING: Taraba Election Tribunal removes Governor Darius, declares Aisha Alhassan winner (APC)

    BREAKING: Taraba Election Tribunal removes Governor Darius, declares Aisha Alhassan winner (APC)

    Report gathered that the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has removed Taraba governor, Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and has declared Alhaja Aisha Alhassan of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of April 11, 2015 governorship election.

    Alhassan who appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari and confirmed by the senate contested her loss at the governorship election after early reports had indicated that she was in the lead and poised to win the election.

    Prior the judgment, […]